Invitation to Timbangan 2013


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The Movement for Good Governance (MGG), together with Youth Vote Philippines and Mulat Pinoy, invites all concerned citizens to Timbangan 2013, an exercise in evaluating the 2013 senatorial candidates. Do those seeking office meet MGG’s criteria of effective, ethical, and empowering leadership?

Let us know what you think. We look forward to your participation on April 16, 2013, Tuesday, from 6:00 to 8:30 P.M. at the Amphitheater, Ground floor, Ateneo Professional Schools, Rockwell Center, Makati. The program is available here.

A panel led by MGG Chair, Prof. Solita Monsod, will discuss the qualifications and track records of the top 24 candidates.

Solita C. Monsod Professor Emeritus at the University of the Philippines School of Economics, Former Director-General of NEDA and Socio-Economic Planning Secretary

Roberto F. de Ocampo Former Finance Secretary, former president of the Asian Institute of Management, former chairman and CEO of the Development Bank of the Philippines

Guillermo M. Luz Private Sector Co-Chairman of the National Competitiveness Council, former Executive Director of the Makati Business Club, former Secretary-General of NAMFREL

Augusto C. Lagman Information technology expert, former COMELEC Commissioner, former NAMFREL QuickCount head

Rafael L. Coscolluela Former Administrator of the Sugar Regulatory Administration, Former Governor of Negros Occidental, Former Presidential Adviser for Western Visayas

Joy G. Aceron Lecturer and Research Fellow at Ateneo de Manila University, Program Director of the Government Watch (G-Watch) Program of the Ateneo School of Government

The event will start and end with a mock election, to determine whether or not audience preferences changed after the candidates were rated using the MGG scorecard.

Entrance to the event is free and all are welcome to attend. The Timbangan Team is extending a special invitation to Pinoy bloggers who would like to live blog during the event.

To confirm your attendance or for further information, please send an e-mail to or leave us a message on Facebook.

Follow @MulatPinoy and @MGGPhils for livetweets! Join the conversation by using the hashtag #BotoKo2013.



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